Monthly Archives: May 2013

Thinking Like a First Century Jew

“As the former redeemer caused manna to descend … so will the latter Redeemer cause manna to descend”—Rabbi Isaac, 3rd Century AD When we come to incidents like Christ’s feeding of the 5000ish in Galilee, unless we think like a … Continue reading

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Sorry People, No Caviar Here

In John 6.1-15, Jesus needs to feet a lot of people, the text says that he needs to feed 5,000 men, so if you add the women and children that must have been gathered as well, you come up with … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Two Fish?

I’m into the next section of John (John 6.1-15—The Feeding of the 5,000ish; the larger context being all of chapter 6).  John does something interesting here.  He at first points out that Jesus feeds the 5000ish people with 5 barley … Continue reading

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One Sacrifice for Sins

  Hebrews 10:12 (HCSB) But this man, after offering one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God.      One can debate a lot of things about Christianity because Scripture is not always clear, however, when … Continue reading

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